Gibbon Publications

Members of our team (past and present) are highlighted in bold.


Cheyne, S.M., Capilla, B.R., Abdulazis, Supiansyah, Adul, Cahyaningrum, E., et al. 2019. Home range variation and site fidelity of Bornean southern gibbons [Hylobates albibarbis] from 2010-2018. PLoS ONE 14(7): e0217784.



Dunbar, R. I. M., S. M. Cheyne, D. Lan, A. Korstjens, J. Lehmann and G. Cowlishaw (2018). Environment and time as constraints on the biogeographical distribution of gibbonsAmerican Journal of Primatology 81: e22940. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22940.



Wilcox, C.H., Supiansyah, Azis A., Zainuddin, J., Rahman., and Cheyne, S.M. 2017. Predator Mobbing and Interspecies Cooperation: An interaction between gibbons, langurs and a clouded leopard. Asian Primates Journal, 6(1): 20–26.



Cheyne, S.M., Gilhooly, L.J., Hamard, M.C., Höing, A., Houlihan, P.R., Kursani, Loken, B., Phillips, A., Rayadin, Y., Ripoll Capilla, B., Rowland, D., Sastramidjaja1, W.J., Spehar, S., Thompson, C.J.H. and Zrust, M. 2016. Population mapping of gibbons in Kalimantan, Indonesia: correlates of gibbon density and vegetation across the species’ range. Endangered Species Research 30: 133–143.



Ancrenaz M., Cheyne S.M., Humle T. and Robbins M.M. 2015. Impacts of Industrial Agriculture on Ape Ecology. In: State of the Apes 2015: Industrial Agriculture and Ape Conservation. The Arcus Foundation, New York.

Campbell, C.O., Cheyne, S.M. and Rawson, B.M. 2015. Best Practice Guidelines for the Rehabilitation and Translocation of Gibbons. IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group, Gland, Switzerland.

Gilhooly, L.J., Rayadin, Y. and Cheyne, S.M. 2015. A Comparison of Hylobatid Survey Methods Using Triangulation on Müller’s Gibbon (Hylobates muelleri) in Sungai Wain Protection Forest, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Int J Primatol 36: 567–582



Cheyne, S.M., Höing, A., Rinear, J. and Sheeran L.K. 2013. Sleeping site selection by agile gibbons: the influence of tree stability, fruit availability and predation risk. Folia Primatology 83: 299-311.

Cheyne, S.M., Thompson, C.J.H. and Chivers, D.J. 2013. Travel adaptations of Bornean Agile Gibbons Hylobates albibarbis (Primates: Hylobatidae) in a degraded secondary forest, Indonesia. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5 (5): 3963-396.



Cheyne, S.M., Campbell, C.O. and Payne, K.L. 2012. Proposed guidelines for gibbon rehabilitation and reintroduction. International Zoo News 46 (1):265-281.

Wanelik, K.A., Azis, A. and Cheyne, S.M. 2012. Note-, phrase- and song-specific acoustic variables contributing to the individuality of male duet song in the Bornean southern gibbon (Hylobates albibarbis). Primates 54 (2): 159-170.



Cheyne, S.M. 2011. Ex-Mega Rice Project Gibbon Density and Comparison with Other Areas. The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project, Palangka Raya, Indonesia.

Cheyne, S.M. 2011. Gibbon locomotion research in the field – problems, possibilities and benefits for conservation. In: K. D’Août, and E. E. Vereecke (Eds). Primate Locomotion: Linking Field and Laboratory Research. Springer, New York. pp. 201-213.

Harrison, M.E. and Marshall, A.J. 2011. Strategies for the use of fallback foods in apes. International Journal of Primatology 32 (3): 531-565.



Cheyne, S.M. 2010. Behavioural ecology and socio-biology of gibbons (Hylobates albibarbis) in a degraded peat-swamp forest. In: J. Supriatna, and S. L. Gursky (Eds) Indonesian Primates. Springer, New York. pp. 121-156.

Cheyne, S.M., Monks, E.M. and Kuswanto, Y. 2010. An observation of lethal aggression in Bornean agile gibbons Hylobates albibarbis. Gibbon Journal 6.

Hamard, M.C.L., Cheyne, S.M. and Nijman, V. 2010 Vegetation correlates of gibbon density in the peat-swamp forest of the Sabangau catchment, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. American Journal of Primatology 72 (7): 607-616.



Cheyne, S.M. 2009. Challenges and opportunities of primate rehabilitation – gibbons as a case study. Endangered Species Research 9: 159-165.

Cheyne, S.M. 2009. The role of reintroduction in gibbon conservation: opportunities and challenges. In: Lappan, S.M., Whittaker, D.L., and Geissmann, T. (Eds) The Gibbons: New Perspectives on Small Ape Socioecology and Population Biology. Springer, New York. pp. 477-496.

Cheyne, S.M. 2009. Studying social development and cognitive abilities in gibbons (Hylobates spp): methods and applications. In: Potocki, E. and Krasiñski, J. (Eds) Primatology: Theories, Methods and Research. Nova Science Publishers, New York.

Moise, K.L., Cheyne, S.M. and Nijman, V. 2009. Play behaviour and social interactions of infant, juvenile and sub-adult wild white-bearded gibbons (Hylobates albibarbis) in Sabangau National Park, Indonesia. Folia Primatologica 30: 129.



Campbell, C., Andayani, N., Cheyne, S.M., Pamungkas, J., Manullang, B., Usman, F., Wedana, M. and Traylor-Holzer, K. 2008. Indonesian Gibbon Conservation and Management Workshop Final Report. IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group, Apple Valley, MN, USA.

Cheyne, S.M. 2008. Gibbon feeding ecology and diet characteristics. Folia Primatologica 79: 320.

Cheyne, S.M. and Chanee, A.B. 2008. The Kalaweit Gibbon Rehabilitation Project: rescue, reintroduction, protection and conservation of Indonesia’s gibbons. In: Soorae, P.S. (Ed) Global Reintroduction Perspectives: Reintroduction Case Studies from Around the World. IUCN Reintroduction Specialist Group, Abu Dhabi, UAE. pp. 202-206.

Cheyne, S.M., Chivers, D.J. and Sugardjito, J. 2008. Biology and behaviour of released gibbons. Biodiversity and Conservation 17 (7): 1741-1751.

Cheyne, S.M., Thompson, C.J.H., Phillips, A.C., Hill, R.M.C. and Limin, S.H. 2008. Density and population estimate of gibbons (Hylobates albibarbis) in the Sabangau catchment, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Primates 49: 50-56.